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One Pot Gnocchi Bake with Tomato & Mozzarella

This one pot gnocchi bake with rich tomato sauce and topped with melty mozzarella cheese is a comforting vegetarian dinner. It's perfect for a weeknight family dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 543kcal


  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 400g tins Chopped Tomatoes
  • 200 ml Milk
  • 200 ml Red Wine
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 500 g Gnocchi
  • 150 g Mozzarella sliced
  • 50 g Cheddar grated
  • Basil Leaves to serve


  • Heat the oven to 210°C/410°F. Heat the oil in large skillet or pot over a medium low heat, add the onions and fry for a couple of minutes. Season well. Add the garlic and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Pour in the tomatoes, wine and milk followed by the bay leaf and oregano, bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the gnocchi and stir through. Remove from the heat, top with the mozzarella and cheddar, place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Serve topped with basil.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 543kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1049mg | Potassium: 590mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 21.1mg | Calcium: 448mg | Iron: 7.2mg